About Us

How We're Helping

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We are a private home based library of retro and modern living books.  We enable you to bring excellent books into your home for a four week renewable check out period instead of having to purchase the costly books yourself.  

Get Involved

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Are you passionate about living books and living intentionally?  Join the library to gain access to our growing collection of living books.  Participate in activities and library visits to engage with life long learners. 

Activities

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  • Regular themed activities for families - 
  • Evening immersions - 
  • Home school classes tbd
  • Other activities to be developed based on  members desires. 

Important Information

Yearly Membership $120

Full access to Library and activities.  12 months of gatherings with the River City Library - Garden party, nature journaling, yarn crafting, painting, book binding, book repair, mother culture, story hour, Music play time, etc.  Includes library privileges for all books and materials.

Previous Events



  • August 2nd, 9-12 Open House and Yarn display
  • It's HOT - Poetry & Summer Crafting - Yarn, Hooks and Sticks  Display  July  31, 2019
  • Open House July 31st 

Social Media

Instagram  #rivercitylibrary


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Library Rules

As a library member I agree:  

  • to regularly participate in library days, utilizing the library services and gatherings, and engaging in life long learning.
  • to teach my children to handle all books with care (some books are highly valuable - replacement is costly and difficult)
  • to return books in a timely manner 
  • to pay the full replacement cost determined at the time of loss or damage.

Opals Online Database

With membership - 

https://cpl-ind.narvi.opalsinfo.net/bin/home to search River City Library's holdings.


Your membership enables you to log into the private database of River City Library, search for books on a given topic, reserve books to check out, and create a bibliography as desired.

FAQ

Why join a private library? - Access to books not found in the public library.

Curated collection of books. (twaddle-free). Develop relationships.


When are you open? - Most Wednesday afternoons and by appointment.  (I have a lot of flexibility in my schedule.)


What do you lend? - Books!, Five in a Row themed totes for PreK-early elementary, puppets, puzzles, educational supplies.

Contact Us

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Get Involved

There are so many ways to support our mission. Contact us to find out more about donating books, joining the library or recommending friends and family.

River City Library

(904) 476-4597 please text

Hours

Mon

By Appointment

Tue

By Appointment

Wed

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Thu

By Appointment

Fri

By Appointment

Sat

By Appointment

Sun

By Appointment

Wednesday afternoons, or by appointment  - flexible schedule

Available Services


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Downloads

Helpful Documents including Library Application, What is a Living Book - Resource, and more to come...

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We are dedicated to improving the lives of those in our community. Your contribution today helps us make a difference through book acquisition, library supplies and gatherings.

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